Tales of foot surgery and big toe problems

My bunion story Backstory My bunion story starts at 9 years of age when my mother stopped me ballet dancing, as a local Chiropodist, we visited told her that it would probably increase the progression of my bunion ( likely inherited from my grandparents), due to the...
Falling Out with Employees

Falling Out with Employees

A case of Graduate employment disharmony Falling out with employees forms the basis of this article.  The narrative surrounds a case on a podiatry Facebook page where a new graduate was ‘let go’. Two crucial pieces of information came to the fore. First, the person...
Foot Health Myths, Facts & Fables

Foot Health Myths, Facts & Fables

A new book if you like reading tales Foot Health Myths, Facts & Fables When awaiting to start podiatry college in 1975 I was provided with a book list that was so unhelpful, uninspiring, demotivating and completely unintelligible as to be irrelevant to any...
Pain with failed healing after injury

Pain with failed healing after injury

Seeking a reason for hidden pain  The author discusses his own clinical experience associated with the condition of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome which he calls ‘pain with failed healing after injury.’ We all know about pain – it hurts, but what if that...